Nadine de Klerk to captain SA Women’s Emerging squad in home tour against Bangladesh

Nadine de Klerk of South Africa celebrates after Shabnim Ismail catches out Nida Dar of Pakistan during the 2019 5th Women T20 Cricket match between South Africa and Pakistan at the Sahara Park Willowmoore Stadium, Benoni on the 23 May 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

Nadine de Klerk of South Africa celebrates after Shabnim Ismail catches out Nida Dar of Pakistan during the 2019 5th Women T20 Cricket match between South Africa and Pakistan at the Sahara Park Willowmoore Stadium, Benoni on the 23 May 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

Nineteen-year-old Nadine de Klerk will lead the South Africa women’s Emerging team in their six-match home tour against Bangladesh Emerging from 23 July to 04 August in Pretoria.

The impressive all-rounder, who is also a regular member of the Proteas women’s team, will captain the Emerging team in a three-match, One-Day and three-match T20 series.

The team has been selected from this year’s recently concluded Powerade Women’s National Academy intake. It will also include the return of Proteas bowler, Ayabonga Khaka who has been out of action since last winter as a result of a shoulder operation.

South Africa Women’s Emerging squad:

Nadine de Klerk (Northerns), Tazmin Brits (North West), Robyn Searle (Gauteng), Trisha Chetty (Gauteng), Lara Goodall (Western Province), Sinalo Jafta (Western Province), Nondumiso Shangase (KwaZulu-Natal Coastal), Tumi Sekhukhune (North West), Zintle Mali (Border), Ayabonga Khaka (Gauteng), Faye Tunnicliffe (Western Province), Evodia Yekile (North West), Anneke Bosch (North West).